Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC and States PCS Examinations

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?

[A] Head of the Finance department
[B] Censor of Public morals
[C] Supreme Authority in Justice
[D] Incharge of charities

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2. Who among the following introduced the Zabti system and Dahshala system?

[A] Raja Todar Mal
[B] Firuz Shah Tughlaq
[C] Raja Man Singh I
[D] Ibrahim Lodi

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3. Who among the following was the first ruler of sen dynasty?

[A] Ballal Sen
[B] Samanta Sen
[C] Vijay sen
[D] Lakshaman Sen

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4. Rajasekhara, the eminent Sanskrit poet, dramatist and critic, who is best known for his work Kavyamimamsa, has described himself as guru of which king of Gurjara Pratiharas?

[A] Bhoj II
[B] Mihirbhoja I
[C] Mahendrapala I
[D] Mahipala I

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5. Out of Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum , which are located at the same place?

[A] Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[B] Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[C] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal
[D] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom and Akbar’s Mausoleum

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6. Kalachuri Empire is related to which of the following modern area?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Tamil Nadu

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7. Who among the following conspired against Ibrahim Lodi and invited Babur to invade Delhi?

[A] Bahlol Lodi
[B] Daulat Khan Lodi
[C] Sikandar Lodi
[D] None of the above

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8. The area around which among the following modern cities of India, a Hindu Silhara dynasty ruled from 9th to 13th century AD?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Chennai
[C] Kolkata
[D] Hyderabad

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9. Which of the following are Silsilas of Sufism?

  1. Chishti
  2. Kadri
  3. Soharvardi
  4. Nakshbandi

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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10.   Which of the following were new elements added to Indian architecture with advent of Muslims in India?

  1. Use of calligraphy
  2. Use of coloured marbles
  3. Use of mortar and limestone in construction
  4. Use of double dome architecture

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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